Dr. Tarek Shahbandar

Anesthesiology
Merrillville, IN
22 years experience male

Locations

Pain Physicians of Indiana

Merrillville, IN

Address

8687 Connecticut street, suite D, Merrillville, IN
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

BCS Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

UMR

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Medicare

Zurich North America

Office

Crown Point, IN

Office

IL

About

Bio

Residency at Cleveland Clinic Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine Taught at University of Illinois as an assistant professor Founder of pain physicians of Indiana www.pp-in.com

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Anesthesiology

Pain Management

Licenses

United States: Indiana

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

261 Answers
175 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Back or circulation : There are multiple causes for your leg pain. Could be wear and tear from increased activity, circulation problems like a blood clot or even a lumbar ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes if kidneys nl: That combination should be safe if you have normal metabolism with healthy kidneys and you take appropriate doses.
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2 thanks
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes and yes: We do use various self reporting pain scales like 1 - 10 to measure pain even though the diffuse pain from fibromyalgia may be vague and hard to put a ... Read More

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Thank you notes
Feb 18, 2013
Excellent outcomes treating patients with acute herpes Zoster of the face by doing a stellate ganglion block. Saves these patients a lot of pain and recovery time.
Feb 21, 2013
Consider this well trained physician to be your physician! You'll be hard pressed to find one like him.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shahbandar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much for your answer and for being a part of this service. It's so helpful and saves me from taking up dr time w/ a Q visit.
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Thanks for your quick reply! the pain has started to reduced in these 2 days..however when he stays in 1 position (while he sits or sleeps the pain will comes again..)
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We used to use isobaric Bupivaca 0.125% for postoperative analgesia (with syringe pump for about 12 hours). What is your typical opioid use?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN
Graduated 1999MD

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

CLEVELAND CLINIC
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